Briefly: Quigley Quits, Steam Summer Sale, Telco Rap Battle
Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers including: Steam summer sale kicks off today, free Prince2 project management course, Mike Quigley announces departure from NBN.
Mike Quigley — the first CEO of the National Broadband Network Company — announced today he would leave the role soon to make way for fresh eyes on the project. Gizmodo editor Luke Hopewell shares his thoughts on Quigley’s legacy in the following article. (Our own editor Angus Kidman has already had his say on the matter.
A team of students from the University of New South Wales have placed third in the World Citizenship category of the Microsoft Imagine Cup global finals in St Petersburg, Russia. Team Confufish Royale’s project consisted of an intelligent food distribution solution. The team was awarded US$5000 to help further develop their project. You can find out more at the Microsoft Imagine Cup website.
Prince2 is a project management framework that’s popular in government. The free self-study course covers the PRINCE2 Foundation syllabus in three formats: Audio, video, and text. Click here for more information. [Via OzBargain]
If you’re into PC gaming, you need to head over to Steam right now to take advantage of its summer sale promotion (yes, we know it’s winter but the company is based in the US). Also be sure to check out our guide on how to make the most of the sale.
Real-estate company Cube Cities has made extensive use of Google Earth imagery to show the skylines of major cities have changed over the years. Check out the videos here.
Telstra, Vodafone and iiNet all took to Twitter today to trash talk each other through the art of streetwise rhyming. No really. You can see the horrific results here.